stories

Faustina, 2,808 km
You don’t need to travel outside to look for greener pastures. #avrr #eutf #iamamigrant
Isatou Sowe
I want to encourage other women to empower themselves and start a new business activity within their communities. #avrr #eutf #iamamigrant
Alieu Jallow, 4,280 km
I decided to come back home to study when I realized that crossing the Mediterranean Sea was not as easy as I imagined. #avrr #eutf #iamamigrant
Nyimanding Camara
Just like men, women need to be empowered in order to contribute to the advancement of their families and societies. #avrr #eutf #iamamigrant #MigrantAlly
Annie Johnson
Women can contribute to combat irregular migration through counseling their children. #avrr #eutf #MigrantAlly
Diana , 1,845 km
“I love my home country and I am extremely excited to share its traditions and history with the world.” #avrr
Gurpreet
"I am very grateful to IOM for helping me implement my business plan" #avrr
Alavidze , 1,734 km
“Our dream is to move to a small Georgian village and start a family business”. #avrr
Shafiq
"I am more than happy that I managed to return to my family. Being together with my family is the most important thing for me." #avrr
Shamshad
“If there is no specific threat on my life or the life of my family members, I will never migrate irregularly again." #avrr
Farid
"I no longer have the mental insecurity of being an irregular migrant that I had in both Iran and Austria." #avrr
Hamed
"When I left Afghanistan to work in Iran 10 years ago, I left because I had nothing in Afghanistan." #avrr
Zabihullah
"If I had known what it was really going to be like abroad, and which difficulties I would face upon return, I would have never left." #avrr
Dina
"I returned to Georgia while in less than a month my small business had been set up ". #avrr
Juliana
"My business is running well and my income is enough to support myself and my family." #avrr
Ahmed, 1,808 km
"Now not only I am ready to return to my home country but I can also start working again." #avrr
Satnam
"IOM not only gave me the opportunity to see my family again, but I also managed to enhance my fragile medical situation." #avrr
Nabil, 1,185 km
“I love working in the food industry. This is the reason why I want to go back to my country and restart my life.” #avrr
Fadil
"IOM thank you very much, I will never forget this assistance.” #avrr
Khurram , 4,533 km
"Participating in IOM’s AVRR project was my only solution". #avrr

 

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